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    Obviously, once one has perfected the perfect cup...

    Obviously, once one has perfected the perfect cup of tea it is important to then observe the correct etiquette for drinking one's tea.

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    It does beg the question as to whether or not the...

    It does beg the question as to whether or not the design of the mount incorporates a "hinging device" to allow the use of charger clips for loading the mag?

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  4. Looks like a "2" and then feint numbers that are...

    Looks like a "2" and then feint numbers that are larger?
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    He's still sore about it more than 60 years later.

    He's still sore about it more than 60 years later.
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    Is the marine on the left wearing sunglasses for...

    Is the marine on the left wearing sunglasses for mine clearing or has he got two black eyes?
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    When the Queen visited the RAF station where one...

    When the Queen visited the RAF station where one of my uncles was stationed in the 1950's he was told to "keep out of the way" and wasn't allowed to take part in the parade. He was told that this was...
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    I think the point is not their rank but the fact...

    I think the point is not their rank but the fact that they are allies. There may have be UK and other allied nation's soldiers also take part in the opening parade which obviously this photo doesn't...
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    Perhaps he was using a selfie stick?

    Perhaps he was using a selfie stick?
  10. Somewhere I still have the ex-military pocket...

    Somewhere I still have the ex-military pocket watch that my father purchased as surplus in the late 1940's for his first job working on a farm. In those days it was common for farm workers to use...
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    It's a pity that the clip isn't a little longer...

    It's a pity that the clip isn't a little longer as if, memory serves me correctly, the butler chap returns and says "You've broken it", or similar, and Del Boy replies along the lines of "We're...
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    Only Fools And Horses Chandelier Clip

    A recent post on another thread reminded me of this "Only Fools And Horses" classic, the "Chandelier Episode" which some of our non UK members may not have seen before. I remember seeing this for the...
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    I like the way that the dog has some of the notes...

    I like the way that the dog has some of the notes around it's front paws, as if to say, "It's MY money and you can keep your thieving mitts off it.". :nono:
  14. Thread: Japanese!

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    When you said "fishing weight" I thought that you...

    When you said "fishing weight" I thought that you meant with a rod. :confused:
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    This has to be the best cleaning brush that I've...

    This has to be the best cleaning brush that I've seen so far which came with a Yugo ON-M59 optical sight. Yep a brush with no bristles!
  16. A few years ago I researched an uncle of my...

    A few years ago I researched an uncle of my mother who served during WW1. I discovered that he served most of WW1 on active duty, including in the Mediterranean, I assume Gallipoli. Unfortunately he...
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    I have heard antique dealers say that you should...

    I have heard antique dealers say that you should never clean brass but I am not sure that I would agree with that. They have a point in that every time you polish brass, you remove a tiny amount of...
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    Why not try visiting some other militaria related...

    Why not try visiting some other militaria related sites from work to see if it's specifically this site or a general issue.
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    Could someone explain what one was supposed to do...

    Could someone explain what one was supposed to do with the 1/2" paint brush exactly, please? Presumably one wasn't expected to paint with it? Was it intended as a lens brush, a cleaning brush or what?
  20. The Krag bayonet may be a rarer because it's the...

    The Krag bayonet may be a rarer because it's the longer version and has fullers. I have 3 of short Krag bayonets, without fullers.
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    I would say that you would need to get your...

    I would say that you would need to get your firm's broadband settings/preferences changed and adjusted to allow "guns and violence" which should solve the problem. I wouldn't be too specific about it...
  22. Uk F4 Phantoms being tested on HMS Eagle 1969

    A short but interesting film clip of the UK's version of the F4 Phantom being tested on HMS Eagle. I believe that I am correct in stating that only ever one front line Fleet Air Arm squadron became...
  23. Thread: "Contact"

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    "Contact"

    When was the word "Contact!" first used in battle to signify that contact has been made with the enemy, please? I had thought/assumed that the word used in this context is a post WW2 thing, although...
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    It may seem obvious but the way to see if a metal...

    It may seem obvious but the way to see if a metal is steel/iron is to test with a magnet.
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    =Mazak metal

    =Mazak metal
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